Waiting list for the elderly seeking homes lengthen

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

The waiting list for admittance to the government homes has grown by 457 in 2020.

Social Solidarity Minister Michael Falzon said that there were 1,341 elders on the waiting list.

Of these, 419 senior citizens have been waiting for a year.

Answering a parliamentary question by Nationalist MP Ivan Bartolo, Falzon said that the most urgent cases are given priority.